1938 Packard Twelve

Coupe Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1938
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of Amelia Island
March 14, 2009
ADMISSION:
Admission to this sale requires the purchase of the offical auction catalog for $100. The catalog will admit two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
The Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida
32034
SALE DATES:
March 14, 2009
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
March 13, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
March 14, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Model 1608. 175bhp, 473 cu. in. V12 engine, three-speed manual transmission, single-plate clutch, independent front suspension, rear longitudinal leaf springs, four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 139"
The Packard Twelve of the 1930s was the company’s second series of V12 engines. The first, called the Twin Six, entered production in 1916 and was built in quantities of 4,000 or so annually until the post-WWI depression reduced demand to uneconomical levels. Production of the Twin Six ended